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Griffith Park

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Address: 4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1401
Phone Number: (323) 913-4688
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Covering more than 4,107 acres of natural terrain, this is the largest...

Covering more than 4,107 acres of natural terrain, this is the largest municipal park and urban wilderness area in the United States, which offers numerous family attractions and activities.

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Have an amazing time with friends

My two friends were very glad to go. We walk into a unmark trail were we took a rest and were able to see a beautiful scenery.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My two friends were very glad to go. We walk into a unmark trail were we took a rest and were able to see a beautiful scenery.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hiking, watching, observatory, theatre, beautiful and quiet neighborhood (great houses too)...free shuttles from the Metro station (Sunset/Vermont) on weekends if you have a 7day or 30day metro pass.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having never been there before, we got stuck in a horrendous traffic jam trying to get up to the Observatory to watch the sunset. After an hour (!), we finally made it to the top only to be told by the police that it was full and we had to go down. We left and gave up for the evening,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's great short hike. It's quite easy and can be done by almost anyone who are in okay shape. I have even seen kids as young as 4 or 5 doing this hike. The hike I am talking about it to the Griffith observatory. The park is well painted and the hike provides great views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Griffith Observatory is a very busy place especially during weekends and in Somers. If you were interested in hiking we would recommend driving to the top Area of Griffith Park Observatory and as you come up the hill take the road towards the right-you will start on a decent ( Beautiful drive ) and then you will see a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I wont post my pictures you can find those a lot around the web, but this experience you should not miss being a week in LA or less. The view is amazing in any period of the day

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I recommend going up to the top for the scenic drive but there are much better places to see the Hollywood sing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a nice place to take a hike in the Hollywood hills...all the way to the iconic Hollywood sign if you so desire. It does tend to get hot and crowded as the day wears on so I'd recommend getting there early. There are a few fountains along the way but probably wise to bring your own water as well,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I am a Chicagoan but I love California and go there frequently. This and the Getty Museum are my L.A. favorites ...My recommendation is go to the Griffith Park Observatory cafeteria buy something to drink and go sit on the terrace outside. You'll thank me later...To say this is a "nice" view would be like saying that the Mona Lisa... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful view, I did the hike to the Hollywood sign, It was about 5 miles from the observatory but work the 10 miles. Beautiful views of downtown LA as well

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